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BART unions to vote Friday on proposed new contract

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote next Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fred Martinez, on Nov 1, 2013 at 2:53 am | 3 comments | 4078 Views

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Safeway gives $3 million in grants to fight childhood obesity

The Safeway Foundation announced this week that it has given a cumulative total of over $3 million to community health programs...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by thanks, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 4066 Views

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Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced at a...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Feb 28, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 4024 Views

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Bill to mandate kindergarten passes Assembly

The Assembly last week passed a bill that would make kindergarten attendance mandatory for students before they can take...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 4013 Views

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Streetwise: Helpful advice

Hindsight is 20-20 and life is full of woulda, shoulda, couldas. This week, Danville residents responded to the question...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by franklyu, on Sep 27, 2013 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 4004 Views

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Livermore Lab asks 600 employees to quit jobs by June 13

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has asked 600 employees to consider quitting with applications for Self-Select Voluntary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 7, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 4003 Views

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Dougherty Valley water supplier implements use restrictions

People living and working in the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon face new water restrictions as their water provider works...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Flylooper, on Jul 20, 2014 at 6:22 am | 11 comments | 4003 Views

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San Ramon attorney sentenced in 'dirty DUI' case

A San Ramon family law attorney specializing in divorce cases has been sentenced to two years in federal prison as the latest...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Member , on Feb 11, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 12 comments | 3969 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen heads homework-helping site

A trip to India, a desire to continue a program from there and some Internet know-how led to the creation of TeenMesh, a...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shirley Meloy, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 3967 Views

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NTSB launches investigation into BART worker deaths

NTSB investigator Jim Southworth said the agency will be in the Bay Area for the next four to 10 days collecting information...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 3963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dead after being hit by multiple cars on I-680

A 25-year-old Concord woman was struck by multiple cars and killed on Interstate 680 near the Walnut Creek BART station early...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments | 3953 Views

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12 San Ramon Valley campuses named 2014 California Distinguished School

Twelve San Ramon Valley elementary schools have received the 2014 California Distinguished School award, state officials...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on May 1, 2014 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 3950 Views

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Walnut Creek real estate investor charged with fraud

A federal jury in Oakland indicted a Walnut Creek real estate investor for fraud last week, a U.S. attorney said. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 3948 Views

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Annual bike donation drive begins in Danville

A local nonprofit has begun its annual effort to gather and repair donated bicycles for underprivileged Bay Area residents,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 3933 Views

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San Francisco wins high honors in nationwide booze battle

As if San Franciscans didn't have enough to be proud about, a new distinction has been bestowed upon the city by the bay:...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 3931 Views

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Danville father, daughter arrested for walk-in bathtub scheme

A father and daughter from Danville were arrested late last week in connection with a 60-count criminal case involving walk-in...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 13, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 3931 Views

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Beware Danville PTA School Parcel Tax Scheme

The PTA, which recently has been taken over by supporters of the teachers union, is now sending out to all parents of our...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 74 comments | 3910 Views

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Jury convicts former sheriff's deputy in Danville 'dirty DUI' case

Stephen Tanabe, 50, of Alamo, was found guilty in federal court of one count of conspiracy, three counts of wire fraud and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bea Tull, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 3904 Views

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Landslide mitigation work under way at KB Homes development

During the approval process for Quail Ridge, geotechnical reports identified an area south of the planned development that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 17 comments | 3890 Views

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Residents protest potential columbarium at Danville church

Nearly 60 residents convened at Peace Lutheran Church Monday evening to voice concerns about a potential columbarium at the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Arlene, on May 25, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 42 comments | 3887 Views
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,335 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 1,190 views

Old Memories and iMemories
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 655 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 547 views